New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his council of ministers will take oath at 7 pm on Thursday.
“The President will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the Prime Minister and other members of Union council of ministers on May 30 at 7pm,” said a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
President Kovind had appointed Narendra Modi as Prime Minister on Saturday, minutes after leaders of the 40-member national coalition NDA called on him after electing the PM as the coalition’s leader.
Standing at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan, PM Modi said that his government wouldn’t waste a moment to get down to work for the people. “President today gave me a letter designating me as the Prime Minister… The country has given me a huge mandate and the mandate comes with the expectations of the people,” Modi had said.